Carlota M.Domínguez

Staff Attorney

Madrid + 34.91.520.3957

Carlota Domínguez has more than 15 years' experience advising clients in matters involving civil litigation, investments, and commercial arbitration. She represents clients in disputes involving commercial agreements, construction defects, and agency and distribution contract matters. Additionally, she advises on claims involving financial institutions, directors' liability, unfair competition, and insolvency proceedings.

Carlota has worked with major national and international companies in the construction, energy, financial services, manufacturing, telecoms, and media sectors in a variety of jurisdictions and courts.

More recently, Carlota successfully advised a Panamanian company that invested with Spanish capital as a respondent and counterclaimant in an International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) arbitration concerning the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) agreement in the construction of tunnels in two hydroelectric plants in Panama.

In 2016, Carlota wrote an article published in Anuario Contencioso para Abogados about the extension of the arbitral clause to non-signatories belonging to the same group. She also participated in the 2012 and 2013 editions of the book.

Experience

  • Orange and Masmovil to combine in €18.6 billion mergerJones Day is advising Orange, S.A. ("Orange"), one of the world's leading telecommunications operators, on the combination of their telecom business in Spain with Masmovil, one of the leading telecommunications operators in Spain, for an enterprise value of €18.6 billion (€7.8 billion for Orange Spain and €10.9 billion for Masmovil).
  • Macquarie Asset Management acquires 50% shareholding in Island Green PowerJones Day advised Macquarie Asset Management ("MAM"), via Macquarie Green Investment Group Renewable Energy Fund 2 ("MGREF2"), in its acquisition of 50% of the shares in Island Green Power Limited, a UK-based renewable energy developer focused primarily on the development of utility-scale solar plants.
  • Voestalpine pursues unfair competition and intellectual property rights claimsJones Day represented voestalpine Signaling Siershanhn GmbH ("voestalpine") in an unfair competition lawsuit against a former shareholder and the legal entity he set up while he was still working at voestalpine for undue use of trade secrets, breach of a non-compete obligation, and unfair competition.
  • Spanish company arbitrates dispute surrounding wind power plant in GreeceJones Day successfully represented a major Spanish company in an ICC arbitration relating to a contract dispute over wind power plants in Greece.
  • Panamanian company arbitrates construction disputes of two hydroelectric plantsJones Day successfully advised a Panamanian company with Spanish capital as a respondent and counterclaimant in an ICC arbitration concerning the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) agreement between the involved parties for the construction of tunnels in two hydroelectric plants in Panama.
  • Additional Publications

    • March 23, 2021
      Contractual arbitration and investment arbitration: when can they be joined in the same proceeding?
    • October 23, 2020
      Termination of the Bilateral Investment Treaties between member States of the European Union
    • October 1, 2019
      Recognition and enforcement of the award against non-signatories of the arbitration agreement. Do we really want to dispense with the written arbitration agreement? - Tirant lo Blanch, Valencia, 2019, with Juan Ignacio Santabaya.
    • June 15, 2018
      "Effectiveness of the independent expert pricing agreement: legal nature of the expert's performance and the possibility and scope of review of the expert's work by the courts", in "Anuario de Arbitraje 2018", Thomson Reuters, Cizur Menor, 2018, with Juan Ignacio Santabaya.
    • April 6, 2018
      "One more step towards class actions in Spain?", in Expansión Jurídico, 2018.

    Speaking Engagements

    • April 4-6, 2018
      60 Years of the 1958 New York Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards: Relevant Issues and Future Challenges